/ March 25, 2008

Lawyer Hornswoggled Twice By His Paralegals

To say Charles Jay Zuckerman has had bad luck with hiring paralegals is an understatement. Two of his paralegals, working at different times, have stolen money from his clients unbeknownst to him. The combined theft totals over$300,000 dollars. Zuckerman has personally repaid all the stolen money back to his clients but this last theft has led to his second suspension from the bar and an end to Zuckerman’s private practice. The court found that Zuckerman violated Section 10-306 of the Business Occupations and Professions Article and lacked proper oversight controls for his paralegals.

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